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Behind the Headlines: ACLU sues Utah, polygamist leader flees, Lee leads and UTA OKs airport-line extension(6/24/16)


The ACLU of Utah files a lawsuit against the state to declare its public defender system unconstitutional. FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs flees home confinement after being released from jail pending trial. Incumbent Republican Sen. Mike Lee keeps a lead over his two Democratic challengers in the primary. And the UTA Board approves a project to extend the Airport TRAX line.

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KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune present a fresh way for Utahns to process the headlines. Behind the Headlines, a live weekly broadcast, examines the week’s top local stories through the eyes of reporters on the beat. Produced by KCPW Studios
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